Spain Class Trip - 8 day Barcelona & Costa Brava

  • 8 days
  • Middle School, High School

Give your students the essential Barcelona experience, including must-see visits to Park Güell, Las Ramblas, Calella, and much more. And while you're there, Jumpstreet Tours will take your student group to Costa Brava to experience the very best of Northeastern Spain. The head and hearth of Catalonia is a must-see for every class trip to Europe!

Here's What's On Deck:

Make your way to the airport to register for your flight to Barcelona.

Land in Barcelona, meet your Tour Leader, and hop on your locally-chartered motrocoach to make your way into town.

After a brief orientation tour enjoy some free time for exploration and lunch (individual expense).

Next up: the Montserrat. You'll make the incredible ascent to the Monastery aboard the city's new panoramic train. You'll come face-to-face with the wooden statue of the Virgin Mary that dates back to the 12th century; the hymns of the Efcalonia will take you back in time.

Continue your journey towards Valella, a seaside town along the Costa Brava.

Check in to your beachsize hotel before enjoying free time in small groups to take advantage of the beautiful beaches that stretch as way as the eye can see.

Time for dinner at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel for brief down time and a well-deserved night's rest.

Time for breakfast with your Tour Leader before heading out to spend the day in Barcelona.

Discover downtown Barcelona, where you'll marvel at the gorgeous and eccentric work of architect Antoni Gaudi.

Stroll along the luxurious passeig de Gracia, the glamour hub of Barcelona, before visiting the extraordinary Sagrada Familia, Gaudi's most (in)famous masterpiece. The dizzying view atop the Cathedral offers Barcelona in all its glory.

Next up on the Gaudi tour: Güel Park. This UNESCO World Heritage site is a feast for the eyes, featuring massive pavilions, galleries, mosaics, and the imposing Salà Hipostila.

Time for lunch and exploration in small groups (individual expense).

You can't visit Barcelona without a trip to Camp Nou, home to one of the most successful and storied soccer clubs in the world, FC Barcelona.

Return back to your hotel for free time to swim, enjoy the beach, and explore the local boutiques nearby.

Dinner time at a local restaurant followed by a well-deserved night's sleep.

After breakfast with your Tour Leader, it's time to hit the road for the Teatro-Museu Dali (Dali museum) de Figueras. This museum is the second-most-visited museum in Spain, after the Prado in Madrid.

Time for lunch and exploration in smaller groups (individual expense).

Enjoy an afternoon of free time in Tossa de Mar, a walled city whose towers offers a beautiful panoramic view of Costa Brava, not to mention a dream beach!

End the day with dinner at a local restaurant and a good night’s rest at the hotel.

Breakfast and orientation with your Tour Leader before heading off to Barcelona for the day.

On your way into town, stop in Pueblo Espanol, located in the hills of Montjuic. You'll enjoy an authentic cooking workshop showcasing Catalonia's take on the traditional paella.

Time to feast on your paella creations!

Spend the afternoon exploring Old Barcelona, including: Santa Maria del Mar, the Royal Palace,  the Gothic Quarter, Generalita, and much more.

Enjoy some free time along the famous Ramblas de las Flores, the main strip in Barcelona lined with authentic cafes and markets. Stop in at la Boqueria, the most famous market in all of Barcelona. You're right on the coast so why not enjoy all the fresh fish on display?

Return to Calella for dinner at a local restaurant, free time with your fellow travellers, and a good night’s rest at your hotel.

Breakfast and orientation with your Tour Leader before heading out to enjoy another wonderful day in Barcelona!

First stop: the exciting museum of natural science, Cosmo Caixa, whose main attraction is the myriad of interactive expositions. Unleash a sandstorm, create tidal waves... nature is at your mercy!

Make your way into Penedes for free time to eat lunch and explore (individual expense).

Make your way into the countryside for a tour of the Torres vineyards, where you'll learn about production methods and even take a cave tour by train! To finish off, the adults will have the chance to indulge in some delicious samples.

Spend the rest of the afternoon at the beach before dinner and a well-deserved night's rest.

Breakfast and orientation at the hotel with your Tour Leader, followed by an adventure at the award-winning Port Aventura theme park! Don't miss the Shambhala, commonly known as the best theme park ride in all of Europe.

You'll spend the day at Port Aventura, enjoying the sites, rides, games, and, as always, the nearby beach! There's so much to do and see, you won't want to leave. Just don't forget to grab lunch along the way (individual expense).

After an epic day on the rides, head back to your hotel for dinner, free time, and a well-deserved night's rest.

Breakfast and orientation with your tour leader, following check out from your hotel.

Make your way to the airport to register for your flight home.

Travelling with Jumpstreet

By travelling with us you will have access to:

  • Our emergency line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week'
  • Our amazing Tour Leader team! We recruit, hire and train our own TLs and conduct detailed background checks as part of the hiring process
  • Your payments are placed in a Bonded Trust account'
  • Jumpstreet Tours maintains $25 million in general liability insurance

You help contribute to a greener planet!

A Jumpstreet tour:

  • Is always carbon neutral
  • All our Tour Leaders receive training on sustainable tourism and will give your group tips on how to be more eco-friendly